July 6, 1930 ~ May 15, 2022
Loretta Shelton passed from this life on May 15, 2022 at the age of 91. She was born July 6, 1930 in Plaquemine, LA to Ira and Helena (Bourgoyne) Bourgoyne.
Loretta was well regarded for her dressmaking ad jeweling skill. She made dresses and costumes for Mardi Gras balls for over 40 years. Loretta loved family, friends, traveling and wine. She had a great sense of humor and always said, “never stop laughing”.
Loretta is survived by her son Boyd Shelton, III, wife Beverly, of Houston, Texas, son Brian Shelton, wife Mary of Gonzales, and brother Ira Bourgoyne, of Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 70 years, Boyd Shelton, Jr., daughter, Boydine Ann Shelton, and brothers Karl Francis Bourgoyne and Charles Michael Bourgoyne. Death comes in its own time, in its own way, now it is the time to go home. Please sign the online guestbook at www.sealefuneral.com